Originally Posted by 1wrxtra
The removal is indeed quite simple, I personally found the re-installation to be a pita. Fitting it into the IC>TB hose and lining it up with the turbo was a pita for me. Removal is all of about 2 minutes, my re-installation was nearly 45. Like I said, it was my first time, and I replaced the IC>TB hose, but I needed a few beers to get it done.
It helps to put a bit of oil on the TB coupler (all round teh inside) to help it slide on the TB. I can take it ona nd off easy, it's just a pint to fit the damn TB hose while it's attached to the Cold-side.